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Kamilaroi and Kurnai group-marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement; drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines; also the Kurnai tribe, their customs in peace and war, by Lorimer Fison and A.W. Howitt; with an introd. by Lewis H. Morgan. by Lorimer Fison

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Published by [Netherlands] Anthropological Publications in Oosterhout N.B .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Marriage customs and rites -- Australia,
  • Kurnai (Australian people)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of 1880 ed. Bibliographical footnotes.

ContributionsHowitt, A. W. 1830-1908.
The Physical Object
Pagination372 p. 2 fold. maps. ;
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21881357M

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Book - Southern Anthropology: a History of Fison and Howitt's Kamilaroi and Kurnai Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages, Brunswick From far-flung sites in Australia and the Pacific Islands, Lorimer Fison and A. W. Howitt produced the landmark study, 'Kamilaroi and Kurnai. Get this from a library! Kamilaroi and Kurnai; group-marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement; drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines; also the Kurnai tribe, their customs in peace and war,. [Lorimer Fison; A W Howitt]. KAMILAROI AND KURNAL* Tim chief object in writing this book with both the authors has been to support the theories of the American author, Mr. Morgan ; but Mr. Howitt has done something more useful than that, for he has given a very interesting account of some natives never described before,—the Kurnai tribes of Gippsland. Full text of "Kamilaroi and Kurnai: group-marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement: drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian aborigines: also the Kurnai tribe, their customs in peace and war" See other formats.

Read "Kamilaroi and Kurnai: group-marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement: drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian aborigines: also the Kurnai tribe, their customs in peace and war" by Lorimer Fison,A. W. (Alfred William) Howitt available from Rakuten Kobo. The unwritten Kamilaroi and Kurnai Yet very little of this information was published in Fison & Howitt Kamilaroi and Kurnai (), even though the two groups in the title had contrasting kinship systems. This paper outlines the material that was collected by the authors prior to publication of the book, and on other groups collectedFile Size: 1MB. This chapter explores how Kamilaroi and Kurnai differed from other books on Aboriginal and Pacific Island people. It examines the content and the form of Kamilaroi and Kurnai with a particular focus on Fison’s and Howitt’s challenges to the method, analysis and sources of metropolitan : Helen Gardner, Patrick Mcconvell. Kamilaroi marriage, descent and relationship; group marriage and relationship; the Kurnai, their customs in peace and war; theory of the Kurnai system. Responsibility: drawn chiefly from the usage of the Australian Aborigines. also The Kurnai tribe, their customs in peace and war / by Lorimer Fison and A.W. Howitt ; with an introduction by Lewis H. Morgan.